‘Woking made me what I am’ says Claire the Mayor

Claire Darke, the Mayor of Wolverhampton, wrote to the News & Mail inviting readers to take part in forthcoming charity fundraising events. She mentioned that she grew up in Woking, where she... Read more »

Woking powers to the top of Vitality Index

WOKING has clinched top spot in the UK Vitality Index 2021, an annual assessment of the health of the UK’s towns and cities outside of London. The town combined the best rankings... Read more »

Growth in new businesses despite COVID lockdown

SURREY registered 11,997 new businesses last year, an 8.7% increase on the 11,032 formed in 2019. The number of companies in the county is now 105,715, which shows 5% growth from the... Read more »

Door-to-door testing after COVID-19 variant found in Woking

A DOOR-TO-DOOR testing programme is being launched among certain Woking neighbourhoods, after a specific COVID-19 variant has been identified from two positive tests in the area. The variant is known as the... Read more »

Woking, along with most of Surrey, to enter Tier 3 restrictions

WOKING, along with most of Surrey, is being placed into Tier 3, the Very High COVID alert level, as from 0.01am on Saturday, 19 December. Due to rising rates of Coronavirus across... Read more »

Specialist gym opens second centre

A WOKING gym that specialises in personal training and medical rehabilitation has been so successful in its first two years that it has opened a second branch. Profound Fitness was set up... Read more »

Home care service recruiting more staff

CARE provider Right at Home is expanding its territory into the Woking area and recruiting staff for the new intitiative. Managing director Bob Thornton, manager Michelle Whittle and their team have been... Read more »

US sport executive set to pour cash into Cards

A VETERAN American sports executive who has turned around the fortunes of baseball teams is poised to become a lead investor and operator of Woking Football Club. The Cards announced this week... Read more »

Citizens Advice team put themselves to the test

STAFF, volunteers and trustees of Citizens Advice Woking are hoping to raise £10,000 for the charity by taking part in a variety of activities from exercise to baking cakes around the theme... Read more »

Sisters give hair-raising donation to children’s charity

TWO young girls have donated their hair to a charity that makes wigs for children who are ill or are having medical treatments, and they are also collecting money for Woking Hospice... Read more »